10 outdoor activities you can do on a sunny day

Some days it feels just too hot to sit in the classroom. If you have a nice patch of ground nearby, why don’t you take them outside and allow the change Continue Reading10 outdoor activities you can do on a sunny day

First lesson: interview another student

This getting to know each other activity is an ideal first lesson activity. It’s simple to set up and works well for most levels above Beginner. Sketch or print out Continue ReadingFirst lesson: interview another student

Last weekend: past simple questions

This past simple conversation activity helps give students practice of forming ‘did’ questions. Obviously, it’s best to do this on a Monday but you could do it at any time Continue ReadingLast weekend: past simple questions

Expressing opinions – a great icebreaker for more advanced classes

This activity designed to get students expressing opinions about a range of topics is a great getting to know each other exercise. It works very well as a first class icebreaker Continue ReadingExpressing opinions – a great icebreaker for more advanced classes

Find someone who – a mingling activity to ease them out of their comfort zones

Find someone who is a great mingling activity which gets students on their feet and forces them to interact one-on-one with their classmates. I often do one on these on Continue ReadingFind someone who – a mingling activity to ease them out of their comfort zones